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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 2015-05-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners4Los Angeles Angels5BoxHuston StreetDominic Leone(none)
Tampa Bay Rays0Boston Red Sox2BoxRick PorcelloDrew SmylyKoji Uehara
Detroit Tigers2Chicago White Sox5BoxJeff SamardzijaShane GreeneDavid Robertson
Texas Rangers7Houston Astros1BoxWandy RodriguezScott Feldman(none)
Cleveland Indians3Kansas City Royals5BoxJason VargasDanny SalazarWade Davis
Oakland Athletics2Minnesota Twins1BoxJesse ChavezTrevor MayTyler Clippard
New York Yankees6Toronto Blue Jays3BoxMichael PinedaMarco EstradaAndrew Miller
Philadelphia Phillies0Atlanta Braves9BoxShelby MillerChad Billingsley(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers8Milwaukee Brewers2BoxZack GreinkeMatt Garza(none)
Baltimore Orioles2New York Mets3BoxBartolo ColonBud NorrisJeurys Familia
Cincinnati Reds7Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxMichael LorenzenJeff Locke(none)
San Diego Padres0San Francisco Giants6BoxRyan VogelsongAndrew Cashner(none)
Chicago Cubs4St. Louis Cardinals7BoxMitch HarrisEdwin JacksonTrevor Rosenthal
Miami Marlins2Washington Nationals1BoxMat LatosStephen StrasburgSteve Cishek

Standings as of 2015-05-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136New York Yankees271710.630--13199326-611-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1357065.519
259Tampa Bay Rays271413.5193.09697-16-68-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1356669.489
3714Baltimore Orioles241212.5003.5122111118-54-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1386969.500
4816Boston Red Sox271314.4814.0125139-147-86-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park1356570.481
5918Toronto Blue Jays281315.4644.515014556-67-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1348054.597
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Kansas City Royals26179.654--133864710-47-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1367858.574
247Detroit Tigers271710.6300.511911278-59-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park1345777.425
3610Minnesota Twins271413.5193.5114115-110-54-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field1356966.511
41326Chicago White Sox23914.3916.575110-357-32-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1396772.482
51528Cleveland Indians25916.3607.5105125-204-85-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1367264.529
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Houston Astros27189.667--12797308-710-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1356867.504
21022Los Angeles Angels271215.4446.0102108-65-77-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1357362.541
31123Oakland Athletics281216.4296.5140122184-98-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1345678.418
41225Seattle Mariners271116.4077.099125-265-76-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1356570.481
51427Texas Rangers261016.3857.598119-213-97-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington1367858.574
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135New York Mets271710.630--104851912-35-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1357362.541
2817Atlanta Braves271314.4814.0118119-17-86-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field1355481.400
3915Miami Marlins271314.4814.0116103138-75-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park1355877.430
41019Washington Nationals281315.4644.5112117-56-67-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park1347064.522
51429Philadelphia Phillies281018.3577.577133-566-64-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1345381.396
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals26206.769--116724413-27-4W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1368056.588
248Chicago Cubs251312.5206.510710527-76-5L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1378453.613
3612Cincinnati Reds261313.5007.0107109-26-57-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1365185.375
41120Pittsburgh Pirates261214.4628.0948596-56-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1368650.632
51530Milwaukee Brewers27819.29612.588134-464-114-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDouglas MelvinMiller Park1356075.444
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Los Angeles Dodgers26179.654--126873913-24-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1367561.551
2511San Francisco Giants271413.5193.587100-139-65-7W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1357065.519
3713San Diego Padres281414.5004.013112749-75-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackA.J. PrellerPetco Park1346074.448
41221Colorado Rockies241113.4585.099131-324-57-8L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field1385781.413
51324Arizona Diamondbacks241014.4176.0100101-16-84-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1386969.500


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Jeff KarstensP32.223Announced retirement
Dan Johnson1B35.269St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Carlos PerezC24.190Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Drew Buterac31.270Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Austin Jacksoncf28.093Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)DL-15 Sprained right ankle
Chris TaylorIF24.249Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Mike KickhamRP26.144Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Mark LoweRP31.333Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Joe BeimelP38.016Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Hyun-Jin RyuSP28.041Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Matt WestP26.165Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Traded from Blue Jays to Dodgers for cash
Daniel CoulombeP25.191Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Austin HedgesC22.260San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Wil Nievesc37.222San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Tyler LyonsSP27.074St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Sam Tuivailala3B22.198St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Chris Colabello1B31.194Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Contract purchased from Buffalo (AAA)
Jonathan Diaz3b30.025Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Jayson AquinoP22.164Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Designated for Assignment
Mike KickhamRP26.144Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Claimed off waivers from Mariners by Rangers
Ryan Rua3B25.055Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Johnny MonellC29.039New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Eric Campbell3B-1B28.026New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Nick Swisher1b34.161Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Activated from DL
Chad BillingsleySP30.280Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Activated from DL
Grant BalfourRP37.126Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Chad BellP26.066Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Doug Bernierss34.315Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Austin Bibens-DirkxP30.006Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Alex BlackfordP24.170Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Leury Bonilla3B-2B30.086Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Jared BurtonRP33.337New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+) for rehab
Jose CapellanC24.207Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Miguel CastroP20.132Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Caleb ClayP27.080Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Scott CopelandP27.142Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Derek EitelP27.166Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Severino GonzalezP22.219Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Steve HathawayP24.234Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Keith HesslerP26.051Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Destin HoodRF25.032Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Dan Johnson1B35.269St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Corey Jones2B27.234Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Roger Kieschnicklf28.104Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Bobby KoreckyP35.232Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Mason McCulloughP22.118Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Hoby MilnerP24.112Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Activated from disabled list
Delvis MoralesSS24.249Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Activated from disabled list
Luis PerezP30.105Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Wilkin Ramirezrf-lf29.192Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Jhonatan RamosP25.271Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Erick Salcedo21.311Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Jerry SandsLF-1B27.220Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Logan Schafercf-lf28.239Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Steven TollesonSS31.186Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Jose ValverdeRP37.042Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Angel VillalonaIF24.265San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Activated from disabled list
Josh WallRP28.104Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Tyler WamplerIF23.247Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Alex SanabiaSP26.239Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Elliot Johnson2b31.057Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Braulio LaraP26.136San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jairo Perez3B26.329New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-)
Rob ZastryznyP23.040Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)DL-7 Injured
Johnny DavisLF25.009Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jordan WeemsC22.179Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)DL-7 Injured
Brian NavarretoC20.127Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)DL-7 Injured
Heath FillmyerP20.354Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)DL-7 Injured
Joe MusgroveP22.152Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Placed on temporary inactive list